Associate Director, Education & Research – ACVIM (posted July 23, 2019)
We are looking for a relationship-focused, strategic and creative problem solver to join the ACVIM.
The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is the American certifying organization for veterinary specialists in cardiology, large animal internal medicine, neurology, oncology and small animal internal medicine. Our mission is to enhance animal and human health by advancing veterinary internal medicine through training, education and discovery.
Please email your resume and cover letter with your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why you are looking for a new position and why you think you'd be a great fit at ACVIM. No phone calls. You will receive a confirmation if you have applied correctly. We look forward to hearing from you!
We are hiring an Associate Director, Education & Research to expertly lead the development, implementation and quality of all veterinary scientific, leadership, communications and well-being educational content, both face-to-face and digital learning, for audiences in the veterinary or translational biomedical space. The incumbent will work closely with volunteers and subject matter experts to develop compelling and cutting-edge content relevant for veterinary internal medicine specialists and residents. Oversight of organizational research initiatives and supervision of staff responsible for research and publication-related functions are also key responsibilities.
The ideal candidate would have the following qualities and qualifications:
Strategic within constraints to create best outcomes
Efficient management of work flow across multiple product lines
Discerning attention to detail, creative problem solving and relationship development focus
Ability to work both strategically and tactically
Educational and technical requirements:
• Relevant degree/s and 7-10 years (minimum) of progressively responsible experience creating educational content, preferably in the veterinary, medical and/or related fields, including supervision responsibilities. DVM experience a plus.
• Ability to apply adult learning theory to curriculum development as well as a passion for adult education and / or creating innovative learning experiences.
• Grant and / or Fellowship administration experience preferred.
• Familiarity with professional journal publications and processes recommended.
• Demonstrated success in consensus building and working collaboratively to address the needs and recognize the contributions of a diverse group of stakeholders.
• Advanced level of experience with Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge or experience with association management systems, Adobe Acrobat, online forms and online education systems a plus. Proven ability to learn new software applications with relative ease.
• Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously with an eye for details under sometimes aggressive timelines.